Felix Huefner

Deputy Director, Global Macroeconomic Analysis at Institute of International Finance

Felix Huefner joined the Institute of International Finance in 2012 as Deputy Director and heads the Global Macroeconomic Analysis department. He is responsible for the IIF’s global macroeconomic forecasting work, its regular Global Economic Monitor publication, as well as the report on Capital Flows to Emerging Economies. He also contributes to and coordinates the IIF Weekly Insight, together with Sonja Gibbs. Before coming to the IIF, Felix was Head of the Germany/Slovak Republic desk at the OECD for several years. He also worked as an Economist for the Deutsche Bundesbank, the ECB and the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), and was a Bank Apprentice at Deutsche Bank. He has published academic articles on a broad range of macroeconomic and policy issues. Mr. Huefner, a German national, received a BA from the University of Cologne, a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Munich, and a PhD from the University of Wuerzburg. He passed all three levels of the CFA programme.